Andrew specialises in banking and securitisation. As well as acting for a wide range of corporate clients, Andrew has also acted for a significant number of UK and overseas banks and financial institutions. On the mainstream banking side, Andrew's focus is on leveraged and property finance. He has also recently been involved in a number of high profile workouts. Chambers 2011 comments: "Andrew has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law, he is extremely strong technically and his enthusiasm is quite infectious".
Admitted in Scotland.
Acted in connection with the setting up of the €60 billion HBOS Covered Bond Programme, the Mound Master Trust Programme adn the £15 billion IF Covered Bond Programme.
Acted in connection with the setting up of the Lanark Master Issuer Programme and the Clydesdale Covered Bond Programme.
Advised Global Infrastructure Partners, a leading global infrastructure fund in relation to Real Estate, Planning and Finance aspects of their acquisition from British Airways Authority of Edinburgh Airport for £807.2 million.